It’s no secret that the Internet has revolutionized the way businesses work.
But according to the latest figures from the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, freelance jobs are also on the rise.
The numbers show that the number of freelancers working for the average business has risen from 7.6% in 2013 to 8.5% in 2017.
The average salary for a freelance worker in the U.S. is $33,500, and more than 60% of workers in this category are women.
The number of jobs offered on the freelance marketplace is growing faster than the number working in traditional businesses.
As more people find their way into the job market, the number is expected to double.
In a new report released Wednesday, freelancers union says that a “new age of flexibility” is coming to the marketplace, which means more people will have the ability to work from home.
The group argues that these shifts are a “significant change from traditional employment.”
The survey surveyed 1,037 U. S. businesses and employers for the latest data from July through November.
“This new age of flexible work will lead to more choices, and the demand for new freelancers will be high,” the report said.
“Many of the new freelancing opportunities will require people to have an internet connection and a mobile device.
This is a very new type of work where the work is more like online work than traditional work.”
The freelancing industry is expected, in part, to grow in the next few years.
According to the Bureau of Labour Statistics, the economy is expected with an average of 3.6 million jobs created last year.
According the Bureau, the average salary in the industry was $33.86, and 56% of the work was online.
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